vmware ip's get added to our DNS records
Posted on 2009-07-06
I have a strange issue.
We have vmware server 2 installed on a windows server running 2003.
After installation of vmware server 2.0 it created 2 virtual NICs:
VMware Network Adapter (vmnet1) = 192.168.35.1
VMware Network Adapter (vmnet8) = 192.168.94.1
The host has a static IP address of 192.168.1.11
my problem is in our active directory domain, there are 3 dns records for this server, the main ip address and the ip from vmnet1 and vmnet8. My problem is sometimes computers are trying to resolve the dns name of the server and its going to vmnet1 and then timing out..
I have gone into the network connection > vmware network adapter (VMnet1) and removed the check in TCPIP properties for Register this connection's addresses in DNS.However the records still show up. Users are complaining they cant get to the server. Is there a setting im missing in VMWare Server?